Commissioner column: What do you do as a commissioner?


What do you do as a commissioner? As I enter into my second year as a commissioner, this is the most frequently asked question. I would like to share what the responsibilities of a county commissioner are.

Gazette Newspapers honored with 14 awards

by Stefanie Wessell

COLUMBUS - The Ohio Newspaper Association honored Gazette Newspapers with 14 awards during its annual convention on Thursday, Feb. 8, in Columbus.

Gunfire exchanged in Saybrook

by Robert Lebzelter

The Ashtabula County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a robbery at 2423 Linwood Drive in Saybrook Township, involving seven Warren men.

Bond set for Ashtabula building inspecotr


JEFFERSON – Bond was set Friday for the fired Ashtabula building inspector accused of rape.
John F. Artuso, 47, who gave his address in court as 1618 West 8th St., will be released on $50,000 cash, surety or under the 10 percent rule. His attorney, onetime Ashtabula City Solicitor Thomas Simon, said he pleaded innocent to all charges.